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The contributions to Flaying in the Pre-Modern World are diverse and the volume is rich in variation; each chapter presents unique case-studies and sources in which both the circumstance and form of flaying differs.
Analysis of the flaying scene in the Stanza della Segnatura vault, and its resonance with the adjacent Poetry and Theology lunettes, is particularly fine.
The KUJ leaders, while flaying Sindh government for inaction in this regards, have demanded of the provincial government to take immediate action for the recovery of journalist who was abducted from area somewhere between Shikarpur and Larkana nearly a week ago.
Think about it--only a monster would demand beatings, flaying of flesh, crowning with thorns, and crucifixion.
Now, on the occasion of Paper Museum, a collection of his newspaper columns, he is being touted by his publishers as the next Robert Hughes, and is the recipient of a thrilling endorsement from Hughes himself: "Graham-Dixon," goes the blurb, "is the most gifted English art critic of his generation." Like his Australian benefactor, Graham-Dixon does come up with some good, novelistic leads: "On a still summer evening, beside a pool where plump cattle have gathered, above a spreading landscape of fields and shining lakes and the silhouette of far-off mountains, someone is about to be skinned alive" (about Claude Lorrain's Landscape with the Flaying of Marsyas).
Flaying the PML-Ns leadership, Mr Khuhro questioned Sharif brothers motives of meeting the leaders of nationalist parties in Sindh.
The Convenor of the APHC-AJK chapter, Mehmood Ahmad Saghar, in his statement while flaying the assault said that such vile tactics by the Hindu extremists could not deter Hurriyet leaders from pursuing their struggle for legitimate political and democratic rights.
My sense is also that titles have, in addition to their descriptive content - "The Flaying of Marsyas," "The Adoration of the Shepherds," "The Massacre of the Innocents," "The Resurrection" - the force of interjections, like Behold!